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#UKCharityWeek: Thank you for your kindness

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What a week! The inaugural #UKCharityWeek took place in December 2016 and now the organisers have taken the opportunity to speak of the incredible kindness and spirit of the UK public.

Over 7,000,000 people were reached during a campaign that saw thousands of pounds raised for various causes up and down the country.

Lee Rayment, Executive Editor of Charity Today who are founders of #UKCharityWeek, said: “From day one, people have been great supporting #UKCharityWeek in many different ways, from just sharing articles on social media to getting out there and running various events of their own to raise money for their causes.

“I cannot say I am surprised by the success of #UKCharityWeek. There is a lot of good people in this country trying to make the world a better place, unfortunately, we just do not hear of it enough. Thank you to everyone who took part and to all of our partner charities, we are already looking forward to #UKCharityWeek 2017 and furthering its success with our partners.”

Some stats from #UKCharityWeek:

  • 6,976,000 timelines were reached, this saw #UKCharityWeek trend in the UK on Social Media
  • 55 charities registered as official partner charities in just six weeks
  • 105 charities expressed interest in partner status during the week
  • 3,200 accounts followed the campaign
  • #UKCharityWeek articles have averaged 9,438 views per day